Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday released a record-high level of spending in his latest revision to the state budget, a plan that shows California government awash in tax revenue.
Millions of pets across America live like little humans these days — and as long as people treat them that way, pet spending should keep climbing after a record 2013, industry spokesman Bob Vetere said Thursday.
More than 40 uncontained, active and large wildfires dot the western U.S. from Arizona to Washington state and Alaska, taxing national firefighting resources and helping to push spending past $1 billion for the year.
Under federal court oversight, California’s prison mental health system has been spending far more on anti-psychotic drugs than other states with large prison systems, raising questions about whether patients are receiving proper treatment.
The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
The Legislature’s nonpartisan budget analyst agreed Monday with Gov. Jerry Brown that the state budget is balanced.
A healthy diet is expensive and could make it difficult for Americans to meet new U.S. nutritional guidelines, according to a study published Thursday that says the government should do more to help consumers eat healthier.
There’s plenty of drama with Democrats at the Capitol – they are flustered over Governor Brown’s budget veto and firing back in cyberspace.
The National Retail Federation says that this year people celebrating Father’s Day will spend an average of $106 on the big guy — up about $12 from 2010.
Governor Jerry Brown say time is running out for a budget deal at the Capitol. He’s looking for ways to help balance the budget before the June 15th constitutional deadline.
There’s a move at the State Capitol to eliminate the California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, one of the biggest government agencies in the state.
As part of deep state spending cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown has ordered state agency department heads to collect and turn in 48,000 government-paid cell phones by June 1, 2011.